April 10, 2018 Regular Meeting Minutes

The Ogden City Council met in Regular Session on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. Mayor Denny Good presided. Members present were Councilman Brian Reimers, Councilwoman Lori Anderson and Councilwoman Margaret Liston. City staff present were City Administrator Emily Clausen, City Clerk Melanie Elbert, Sewer Superintendent Chad Thede, Library Director Lori Reutter and City Attorney Lee Johnson. Special guests present were Scott Renaud (FOX Engineering) and Jason Weber (Ogden Water Buffaloes). Additional attendees present were 6 guests.

 

Reimers made a motion, Liston seconded, to approve the Regular Meeting minutes of Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 and Special Meeting minutes of Wednesday, March 28th, 2018.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Anderson made a motion, Liston seconded, to approve the March 2018 Treasurer’s report.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

BEGINNING BALANCE: 1,797,323.95

FUND RECEIVED EXPENDED TRANSFER IN TRANSFER OUT INVEST-
MENTS
001-GENERAL FUND 19,049.21 57,249.12 50,000.00
110-ROAD USE TAX 18,203.38 9,482.10
112-TRUST & AGENCY 4,859.48
121-L.O.S.T. 24,845.62 125,000.00
160-RURAL FIRE
177-ASSET FORFEITURE
200-DEBT SERVICE 2,678.41 11,386.02
301-PARK IMPROVEMENTS
302-POLICE CAR
303-TRUCK FUND
305-KOUHNS FUND PROJECT
306-FIRE EQUIPMENT 3,256.25
307-SEWER PROJECTS
309-WARNING SIREN FUND
311-QUIET ZONE
312-EMS EQUIPMENT FUND
313-STREET EQUIPMENT FUND
314-LIBRARY FUND
315-CEMETERY FUND
500-PERPETUAL CARE FUND 50.00 64,350.00
610-SANITARY SEWER 45,789.20 21,032.71 9,316.67 250,000.00
611-SEWER SURPLUS FUND
612-SEWER SINKING FUND 9,316.67
740-STORM SEWER 2,846.93
GRAND TOTAL: 118,322.23 99,149.95 9,316.67 9,316.67 492,606.25

ENDING BALANCE:   1,816,496.23

 

Reimers made a motion, Liston seconded, to approve the following claims:

 

                                                                                        PAID CLAIMS:                                                                                       

ACCESS SYSTEMS MONTHLY COPIER CHARGES  $         171.13
AFLAC AFLAC CONTRIBUTION  $         282.90
BLACK HILLS ENERGY MONTHLY GAS SERVICE CHARGE  $      1,198.25
DEARBORN NATIONAL LIFE INSURANCE  $         752.26
DELTA DENTAL DENTAL INSURANCE  $         695.64
EFTPS FEDERAL PAYROLL TAXES  $      3,400.24
EFTPS FEDERAL PAYROLL TAXES  $      3,072.49
HSA BANK HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT  $      1,249.98
IA DEPT OF REVUNUE STATE PAYROLL TAXES-MARCH’18  $      1,259.00
IA DEPT OF REVUNUE 1ST QTR 2018 SALES TAX  $      1,815.00
IOWA WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT 1ST QTR 2018 UNEMPLOYMENT TAX  $           87.30
IMAGETEK RADIX SUBSCRIPTION  $         130.00
IOWA RURAL WATER VISION INUSRANCE-MARCH/APRIL ’18  $         114.76
IPERS RETIREMENT MARCH ’18  $      4,383.51
VERIZON WIRELESS CELL PHONE SERVICE  $         194.84
VISA SUPPLIES  $         807.40
VISION BANK CASH MGMT FEE  $           20.00
WELLMARK HEALTH INSURANCE  $      6,684.62
  TOTAL:  $   26,319.32

 

UNPAID CLAIMS:

ACCESS FY18 DONATION  $         500.00
ACCESS SYSTEMS MONTHLY TOTAL IT CARE  $         580.90
ACCUJET LLC SEWER LINE REPAIR  $      2,058.52
ACCESS SYSTEMS-LIBRARY COPIER CHARGES/CONTRACT  $         131.59
AGSOURCE COOPERATIVE WASTEWATER TESTING  $         604.00
ARNOLD MOTOR SUPPLY SUPPLIES  $           23.84
BARCO MUNICIPAL PRODUCTS STREETS-PORTABLE STOP SIGNS  $         163.29
BOONE CO. COMMUNITY SERVICES FY18 DONATION  $         250.00
BOONE CO. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FY18 DONATION  $      2,500.00
BOONE CO. HISTORICAL SOCIETY FY18 DONATION  $         250.00
BOONE COUNTY SHERRIF’S OFFICE 28E AGREEMENT FOR SERVICE  $      4,583.33
CAPITAL SANITARY SUPPLY SUPPLIES-LIBRARY  $           45.19
CLARK’S FOOD MART SUPPLIES  $           28.86
CREATIVE PRODUCT SOURCE, INC PROMOTIONAL BADGES-POLICE  $         287.33
DICK’S FIRE EXTINGUISHER SERVICE INC ANNUAL INSPECTION/MAINTENANCE  $         399.50
EMPOWERMENT SOLUTIONS QRTLY WEB HOSTING SERVICE  $         225.00
FELD FIRE TRUCK#841 REPAIR  $         413.23
FELD FIRE PASS DEVICES  $      1,042.00
FIRE SAFETY U.S.A GAS MONITOR/CALIBRATION KIT  $      2,425.00
FOX ENGINEERING 242213B WWTP  $      4,480.75
INGRAM BOOKS-LIBRARY  $      1,362.06
IOWA DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION SUPPLIES  $         441.07
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY VOLUNTEER FIRE CHIEF WORKSHOP  $           25.00
KARL EMERGENCY VEHICLES INSATLL RADAR IN 2016 IMPALA  $         400.00
MC GRAW SENIOR CENTER Q1-2018 DONATION  $         600.00
MENARDS FORMICA FD SUPPLIES  $           51.99
MICHAEL FRAIZER SNOW REMOVAL-MARCH  $         160.00
MID-AMERICAN PUBLISHING CORP LEGAL PUBLICATIONS  $         341.84
MID-IOWA SALES CO. CLEANER/PROTECTANT-AMBULANCE EMS  $           34.82
MIDWEST TAPE DVDS-LIBRARY  $         125.52
MOFFITT’S FORD TRUCK# 842R MAINTENANCE  $           38.07
MOFFITT’S FORD AMBULANCE OIL CHANGE  $           45.36
OGDEN FARM & FEED SUPPLIES  $         343.22
OGDEN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS YOUTH REC EQUIPMENT  $         251.00
OGDEN LEGACY FY18 DONATION  $   10,000.00
OGDEN LEGACY DONATION–SIGN PROJECT  $      5,000.00
OGDEN TELEPHONE COMPANY MONTHLY PHONE SERVICE APRIL ’18  $         707.44
QUICK OIL GAS/DIESEL  $      1,127.36
READER SERVICE BOOKS-LIBRARY  $           21.96
RODGERS PLUMBING & HEATING, INC LABOR AND PARTS FOR LGCC REPAIRS  $         141.91
RODGERS PLUMBING & HEATING, INC SERVICE CALL LIBRARY  $           62.50
R & W POWER SAW BLADES  $           43.90
TERRY WILL MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT-EMS  $           65.40
TOM WALTERS CO. GARBAGE SERVICE  $           90.00
UTILITY EQUIPMENT COMPANY PIPE FITTING  $           81.57
WOMAN’S DAY MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION-LIBRARY  $           10.00
YOUTH & SHELTER SERVICES FY18 DONATION  $      1,500.00
  TOTAL:  $   44,064.32

 

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

One permit was presented to Council for review. Ogden Telephone Company for a storage shed at 202 W. Walnut St.

 

Department Reports were presented. Lori Reutter reported that there is some leaking in the library roof. They are having a couple businesses look it over and give estimates. City Clerk Melanie Elbert noted the city offices will be closed on April 19th and 20th for the annual IMFOA spring conference.

 

During public comment Tyler Wisecup (CHEERS) spoke to the council about RAGBRAI. City Administrator Clausen asked if they would be willing to run funds through their account as well as expenses. She also asked if they could provide some manpower for the event. Tyler Wisecup and KB Bollenbaugh represented CHEERS and approved. Checks can be written to Ogden Legacy Cheers. Their mailing address is PO Box 191, Ogden. Matt VanSickle updated the council on the housing committee goals. He also passed out copies of the senior housing study. City Administrator took a call from a concerned property owner about alley traffic and children at play. Council advised Administrator Clausen to speak to Police Chief and Street Superintendent.

 

Mayor Denny Good read the Home Rule Proclamation and recognized the 50th Anniversary of municipal Home Rule in Iowa and proudly supports its continued authority.

 

Public Hearing, Resolutions No. 445 and 447 and the administrative plan for CDBG were omitted as the City will not be submitting an application for Community Development Block Grant Funds. After the recent survey the LMI was not high enough to move forward with the program. Due to restraints on dates for applications, there is not enough time to open up the area and do additional surveys. The City will try again for this program at a later date.

 

Public Hearing. Mayor Good closed the regular meeting at 7:35 p.m. to open the Public Hearing to consider proposed bidding requirements, contract documents (drawings and specifications) and estimate of cost for said project 2017/2018 Drainage Project. Scott Renaud (FOX Engineering) went over plans, drawings and plan specifications with the Council. No other comments received.

 

Mayor Good closed the public hearing and entered back into regular session at 7:46 p.m.

 

Motion by Anderson, second by Liston to approve the proposed bidding requirements, contract documents (drawings and specifications with reductions) and estimate of cost for said 2017/2018 Drainage Project.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Liston, second by Anderson to award contract to Ames Trenching (including change order to reduce amount of pipe in alley) and allow them to begin work now on the 2017/2018 Drainage Project.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Jason Weber spoke to council in regard to a beer and liquor license for the Ogden Men’s Club for Ogden Fun Days. They plan to continue as they have in the past with no changes. Motion by Reimers, second by Anderson to approve a beer and liquor license for the Ogden Men’s Club during Ogden Fun Days.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Anderson, second by Reimers to approve the WWTF activated sludge upgrades project pay request #2 to Woodruff Construction for $141,421.75.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Reimers, second by Liston to approve the second reading and waive the third and final reading of Ordinance No. 249. “An ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Ogden, Iowa, 1996, by amending provisions pertaining to sewer rental rates.”

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Liston, second by Anderson to set a Public Hearing for a budget amendment on May 8, 2018 at 7:15 p.m.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Liston, second by Anderson to approve the proposal for materials testing and special inspection services to Terracon.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Reimers, second by Liston to approve the downtown street light project. This authorizes OMU to order the new lights and supplies.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Anderson, second by Liston to approve Resolution No. 446. “A Resolution authorizing the City Clerk to make the appropriate interfund transfers of sums and record the same in the appropriate manner for FY 2018 for the City of Ogden, Iowa.”

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Anderson, second by Reimers to approve the 2018 summer pool bus and to advertise for a pool bus supervisor. City Administrator Clausen received notification from Boone FORCE of a $1,000 grant.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Reimers, second by Liston to approve the proposed projects totaling $26,200.00 from the Dennis Kouhns Memorial Fund.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Anderson, second by Reimers, to adjourn at 8:13 pm.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

 

________________________________

Denny Good, Mayor

 

 

Attest:_____________________________________

Melanie Elbert, City Clerk